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Gardner, Phil – Collegiate Employment Research Institute (NJ3), 2011
This paper presents the recruiting trends for 2010-2011. This year's report is based on nearly 5,800 respondents, of which approximately 4,600 provided useable information, and 3,714 included complete hiring figures used for the projections. Despite the gloomy national labor market situation, the college segment of the market is poised to rebound…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Salaries, Personnel Selection, Labor Market
Malone, Wade – American School Board Journal, 1982
Alternative ways of financing school bus purchases include financing privately through contractors or commercial banks, financing through sources such as insurance companies and pension funds, leasing the buses, or contracting for transportation services. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Credit (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Needs, Financial Support
Mohadeb, Praveen – International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) UNESCO, 2006
This study makes a comprehensive review of the situation of student loans schemes in Mauritius, and makes recommendations, based on best practices, for setting up a national scheme that attempts to avoid weaknesses identified in some of the loans schemes of other countries. It suggests that such a scheme would be cost-effective and beneficial both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trusts (Financial), Higher Education, Scientific Research
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Chiu, Chou-Kang; Lin, Chieh-Peng; Tsai, Yuan Hui; Hsiao, Ching-Yun – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2005
The psychological model of organizational commitment (OC) has been extensively investigated in U.S. workers (Near, 1989), but less frequently applied in cross-personality studies. The investigation proposes a model of turnover intentions (TI) that uses locus of control (LOC) as a moderator. A causal model and a firm-specific sample were used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Locus of Control, Causal Models
Land, Geoffrey – ESP Journal, 1983
Describes planning, writing, and putting into operation of an intensive course for personnel planning to work in the foreign department of a large commercial bank such as the Credito Italiano. A detailed account is given of compilation of the integrated grading test that is used at the beginning of the course to split up the students into…
Descriptors: Banking Vocabulary, Business English, English for Special Purposes, Modern Language Curriculum
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Thornton, Mark; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1991
Presents a teaching model that is consistent with the traditional approach to demonstrating the expansion and contraction of the money supply. Suggests that the model provides a simple and convenient visual image of changes in the monetary system. Describes the model as juxtaposing the behavior of the moneyholding public with that of the…
Descriptors: Banking, Business Cycles, Economics, Economics Education
Leovic, Lydia K. – 1997
New telecommunications vehicles expand the possible ways that business is conducted. The hypermedia portion of the Internet, the World Wide Web, is such a telecommunications device. The Web is presently one of the most flexible and dynamic methods for electronic information dissemination. The level of technological sophistication necessary to…
Descriptors: Banking, Computer Mediated Communication, Delivery Systems, Electronic Publishing
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Scialfa, Charles; Legare, Connie; Wenger, Larry; Dingley, Louis – Teaching of Psychology, 2001
Analyzes multiple-choice questions provided in test banks for introductory psychology textbooks. Study 1 offered a consistent picture of the objective difficulty of multiple-choice tests for introductory psychology students, while both studies 1 and 2 indicated that test items taken from commercial test banks have poor psychometric properties.…
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Educational Research, Higher Education, Introductory Courses
Petri, Thomas E. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
The investigation of New York State's attorney general, Andrew M. Cuomo, into the questionable practices of lenders in federal student-loan programs has helped raise public awareness of one of the greatest scams in our government: The Federal Family Education Loan program, otherwise known as the guaranteed-student-loan program, is unnecessarily…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Federal Programs, Student Loan Programs, Educational Finance
Snyder, Sarah – 1980
A booklet for limited English speakers on money management provides information on savings accounts, checking accounts, choosing a bank, and the basics of budgeting. Cartoons, questions about the message in cartoons and narrative passages, checklists on things to consider, and the phonetic pronunciation of key words are presented. Specific topics…
Descriptors: Banking, Budgeting, Check Lists, Consumer Education
Del Burgo, Carlos S. – Meta, 1979
Examines corresponding bank terms in Canadian and American usage. (AM)
Descriptors: Banking, Banking Vocabulary, Definitions, English
Yan, Yan – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The study measures farm credit risk by using farm records collected by Farm Business Farm Management (FBFM) during the period 1995-2004. The study addresses the following questions: (1) whether farm's financial position is fully described by the structure model, (2) what are the determinants of farm capital structure under the structure model, (3)…
Descriptors: Farm Management, Agricultural Production, Credit (Finance), Risk
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, NY. – 1978
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Banks administer more than two dozen regulations affecting a wide variety of financial activities. The regulations concern the functions of the central bank and its relationships with financial institutions, the activities of commercial banks and bank holding companies,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Banking, Credit (Finance), Federal Government
Pincus, J. David; And Others – 1988
Using H. Dennis' (1974) five-factor communication climate construct framework as a predictor variable, a study investigated the relationship between perceptions of communication climate and job satisfaction of supervisory employees in the banking industry. A systematic random sample was drawn from 68 commercial banks in Orange County, California,…
Descriptors: Banking, Communication Research, Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Minn. – 1978
The document is designed to aid junior and senior high school teachers develop and implement economic education programs. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of money, banking, and the Federal Reserve System in the American economic system. The document is presented in six sections. Section I focuses on functions and forms of money. Section…
Descriptors: Banking, Concept Formation, Economic Factors, Economics
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